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Origin: Anglo Saxon
Meaning: Fortunate Spear

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Edgar

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Edgar in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Edgar:

  • Records indicate that 145,422 boys in the United States have been named Edgar since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2005, when 2,445 people in the U.S. were given the name Edgar. Those people are now 15 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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      4 Positive Comments

  • "Edgar means, Fortunate, Powerful, Wealthy and Strong! A very Alpha male name." Mar. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "a very intelligent peoples name.most people in africa cant say it properly maybe because of their accents" May. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY BABY BROTHER AND MY DAD HAVE THE NAME EDGAR AND THEY LOVE IT." Feb. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is somewhat old fashioned, but it is a good name, German in ancestry. Both of my grandfather's were named Edgar." Nov. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "i love edgar bergan 1 edgar oh and i love charlie mcarthy to he was on my favorite show a long time ago" May. 3, 2020: Report as inappropriate

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